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The Diocletianic Persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire ends. (30. April 311)

Battle of Tzirallum: Emperor Licinius defeats Maximinus II and unifies the Eastern Roman Empire. (30. April 313)

Chindasuinth is proclaimed king by the Visigothic nobility and bishops. (30. April 642)

Enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon. (30. April 1315)

Spain gives Christopher Columbus his commission of exploration. (30. April 1492)

Edmund de la Pole, Yorkist pretender to the English throne, is executed on the orders of Henry VIII. (30. April 1513)

Mapuche leader Lautaro is killed by Spanish forces at the Battle of Mataquito in Chile. (30. April 1557)

Juan Oñate makes a formal declaration of his Conquest of New Mexico. (30. April 1598)

Eighty Years' War: Dutch Republic forces recapture a strategically important fort from Spain after a nine-month siege. (30. April 1636)

Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed. (30. April 1671)

On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States. (30. April 1789)

Louisiana Purchase: The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, more than doubling the size of the young nation. (30. April 1803)

The Territory of Orleans becomes the 18th U.S. state under the name Louisiana. (30. April 1812)

Nicaragua declares independence from the Central American Federation. (30. April 1838)

A 65-man French Foreign Legion infantry patrol fights a force of nearly 2,000 Mexican soldiers to nearly the last man in Hacienda Camarón, Mexico. (30. April 1863)

The Camp Grant massacre takes place in Arizona Territory. (30. April 1871)

Governor of New York David B. Hill signs legislation creating the Niagara Reservation, New York's first state park, ensuring that Niagara Falls will not be devoted solely to industrial and commercial use. (30. April 1885)

Coxey's Army reaches Washington, D.C. to protest the unemployment caused by the Panic of 1893. (30. April 1894)

Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States, with Sanford B. Dole as governor. (30. April 1900)

Casey Jones dies in a train wreck in Vaughan, Mississippi, while trying to make up time on the Cannonball Express. (30. April 1900)

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